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Windows Shortcut

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I tried searching here but whatever keywords I use doesn't get me the info I am looking for. Here's my question, and I am pretty sure it's an easy one, but is there way to embed into a shortcut that starts UT and then have it go directly to my online game. I am assuming it's going to include the exe file, something that says start MP, and then the ip (xx.xx.xx.xx.7777).

The reason I ask, is while setting this server up, I am going into and out of it a lot and I am tired of typing in the IP each and every time (and no, I am not ready for it to be public yet so it won't be in the server lists).

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p.s. Thanks in advance for putting up with all these noob questions - but I do try and find the answer before asking.
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Re: Windows Shortcut

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I use such:

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D:\Programme\UT.469\System\UnrealTournament.exe unreal://barbies.world:7777
or with IP:

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D:\Programme\UT.469\System\UnrealTournament.exe unreal://85.214.243.170:7777
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Re: Windows Shortcut

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THANK YOU Barbie!

I really do appreciate the help you and others give to me! Being a wheelchair gimp, I have swallowed my pride and will ask for help whenever I need it. And Barbie seems like the kind of person who will get the good beer from the upper shelf for me. :tu: :gj: :D

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Re: Windows Shortcut

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Sorry Barbie but that doesn't work. Maybe you misunderstood me but I am talking about a windows shortcut. I tried putting in your "code" (with my folders and IP) but it said the specified path was incorrect. Do I add the 'Unreal://xx.xx.xx.xx:7777 to the "Target" or the "Start In" lines of the shortcut?

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Re: Windows Shortcut

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Ofc you have to adjust the path to UnrealTournament.exe to your installation. If the path contains empty spaces, you have to embrace the path with quotation marks, e.g. "D:\Program Files\UT.469\System\UnrealTournament.exe".
The UT server address follows after a white space: "D:\Program Files\UT.469\System\UnrealTournament.exe" unreal://85.214.243.170:7777.
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Re: Windows Shortcut

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Barbie,
PERFECT! It was those missing quotes that screwed me over. Totally works great now.

Thank You!

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